Plainfield Correctional Facility

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Plainfield Correctional Facility
LocationPlainfield, Indiana
Statusopen
Capacity1658
Opened1969
Managed byIndiana Department of Corrections

Plainfield Correctional Facility is a prison for men of the Indiana Department of Correction located in Plainfield, Indiana.[1]

The facility opened in 1969 as the Indiana Youth Center.[2]

As of 2016, the prison housed 1,659 inmates, and employed 333 staff.[3]

Notable inmates[edit]

  • Mike Tyson (assigned to the Indiana Youth Center in April 1992,[4] released on March 25, 1995[5]) Tyson had to serve additional time after he threatened a guard, although full details of this were not released.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Plainfield Correctional Facility." Indiana Department of Correction. Retrieved on August 27, 2010.
  2. ^ "2009 Annual Report." Indiana Department of Correction. 49 (49/100). Retrieved on August 27, 2010.
  3. ^ Offender Population Statistical Report, February 2016
  4. ^ "Mike Tyson Assigned To Indiana Youth Center." Orlando Sentinel. April 16, 1992. Retrieved on August 27, 2010.
  5. ^ "BOXING; Tyson to Be Released Today." The New York Times. March 25, 1995. Retrieved on August 27, 2010.
  6. ^ Bill Brubaker (1993-02-14). "TYSON'S DESCENT FROM GLORY CONTINUES IN DEPTHS OF PRISON". The Washington Post. Washington, D.C. ISSN 0190-8286. OCLC 1330888409.

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Coordinates: 39°41′25″N 86°24′53″W / 39.69028°N 86.41472°W / 39.69028; -86.41472